111 Health Advisor, Welwyn Garden City

£8.72 - £12.18 hourly
  • Herts Urgent Care NHS
  • Welwyn Garden City, UK
  • 13 Jan, 2021
Full time Call Centre / CustomerService Healthcare & Medical

Job Description

We are looking for individuals that have a passion in providing excellent customer service to join our team of 111 Health Advisors in Welwyn Garden City

  • Do you have excellent communication & administration skills and able to work in a contact centre environment?
  • Are you caring, empathetic and want to help and make a real difference to people’s lives?
  • Are you confident on the phone and willing to train to be able to provide guidance to patients in a calm and logical way?

If your answer is YES to the questions above, then working for HUC as a 111 Health Advisor (Call Handler) could be the role for you!

 

Our 111 Health Advisors are at the front line of our service, you will be answering telephone calls from members of the public and health care professionals. You will assess the health needs of patients and utilising clinical decision support software, to make appropriate referrals for our patients

 

Skills we are looking for:

  • A passion for providing fantastic customer service
  • Excellent administration skills with ability to prioritise and organise workload
  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to stay calm and professional in challenging situations
  • Excellent communication and data entry skills (listening, written and verbally)
  • Strong work ethic, reliable and punctual

 

Shifts we have available: 

We have various part time rotas available which all include working hours during the weekend plus a part time overnight rota that we are recruiting for.

 

Training

You will be paid to complete a 4 week Full Time 111 Pathway training course

 

About Us

At HUC we pride ourselves on delivering care for the communities we serve, providing a range of healthcare and clinically led services to support patients and GPs.

We are an experienced provider, having delivered GP led services since 2008 including, NHS111, GP Out of Hours, an APMS GP practice, Extended Access, an Urgent Treatment Centre, a Minor Injuries Unit and an Acute Visiting Service.

We are a nationally recognised NHS partner, providing Integrated Urgent Care Services to over 3 million patients, via the single-entry point of NHS111, this also includes access to Out of Hours Dental Advice and GP telephone cover.

We deliver services across a number of geographical locations and systems, working closely with health, social care and community service providers. We are proactive in developing solutions to support both primary and urgent care, regularly piloting new ideas and initiatives to support patient flow, admission avoidance and better access.

We are a not for profit organisation, any surplus that we make is reinvested straight back into the services we deliver, rather than being distributed to shareholders. We are proud of our social enterprise status and our ability to provide our patients with access to health care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

As HUC is an organisation commissioned by the NHS, all roles are listed on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (SI 1975/1023), which means they are eligible for a standard or enhanced check as appropriate from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All offers are subject to pre-employment checks, which include references and social media checks.

We are fully committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We offer benefits that mirror those in the NHS, including membership of the NHS Pension Scheme, NHS discounts through Blue Light Card and access to the ‘Perkbox’ staff benefit scheme as well as access to Employee Assistance Programme offering 24/7 support to employees and free on-site parking.

 

 

 

You will only be contacted If your application has been successful. Please note tha if you do not hear from us then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion